This past year, over at Viva El Birdos, I wrote a post on Christmas Eve called "God Bless Us, Everyone." It wasn't about baseball, as is often the case with the things that I write, but about my own feelings at Christmas about, well, just life in general. I was pretty proud of the way the piece turn ... More >>
Friends, I come to you today with a heavy heart. I feel a deep, aching sorrow in my chest, and I fear that nothing in this life will lift this burden from me. This weekend, I am going to do something I thought I would never do. I am going to watch a football game and root for the Arizona Cardinals.
Mallinckrodt's workers were poisoned and the government said it would pay. So far, those promises haven't been kept.
In its lawsuit, St. Louis is eager to blame the lead industry for making the area one of the most contaminated in the nation. But the city itself is guilty of doing little to prevent the poisoning of thousands of children like "Little Al" Evans.